Wellington, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Wellington, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wellington had a population of 567 as of July 1, 2018. Wellington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wellington is located at latitude 38.2166 and longitude -85.6703 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wellington (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 502 feet.

The City of Wellington (GNIS ID: 2405704) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Wellington is located within Louisville East Division of Jefferson County.

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Wellington, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 567
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 422
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,217
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $89,055
Average Household Income $106,287
Per Capita Income $49,435


Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (83.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $215,455
Average Home Value $223,509


Total Households 254
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% 0.11%
Households 0.05% 0.08%
Families -1.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Wellington, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellington to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 334 38th
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 292 46th
Median Household Income # 40 93rd
Per Capita Income # 36 94th

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